Indigenous American Latinists
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The Franciscans’ initiative of teaching Latin to native students in the New World began in 1513 with the education of Taino children on the island of Hispaniola by…

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Laird, Andrew, “Indigenous American Latinists”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 19 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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